Definition of well-laboured in US English:

well-laboured

(US well-labored)

adjective

  • 1Of a thing: skilfully made or produced. In later use also: that is the product of much labour or effort.

  • 2Of land: thoroughly tilled or cultivated. Also figurative. Now somewhat rare.

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From well + labour + -ed.

Pronunciation

well-laboured

/ˌwɛlˈleɪbəd/